Associate’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Studies

Associate’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Studies

Learn a wide range of exciting skills suitable for a variety of fitness settings such as private health clubs, corporate fitness, community health and sport & recreation. Coursework includes exercise science, biomechanics, fitness assessment & programming, injury prevention and certification preparation.

On-campus facilities are complimented with experiential learning applications, field trips, and real world experience. Expand your career opportunities with a Bachelors of Professional Studies degree in Applied Health Sciences to gain advanced knowledge in the fitness and exercise field! With the emerging trend of health and well-being awareness, you can have a career that is fun and good for you too!

Prepare to develop skills in fitness assessment, program design and exercise implementation.

  • Participate and lead fitness activities and programs.
  • Learn to apply theories and principles of exercise science.
  • Become eligible to get certified as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor.
  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor/Specialist
  • Strength & Conditioning Specialist/Sports Consultant
  • Exercise Technologist
  • Athletic Training Assistant
  • Human Performance for Various Populations
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • Fitness Assessment
  • Introduction to Athletic Training
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Exercise Program Design

RMU prepares you for the following certifications:

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) – Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor
  • American Heart Association –  First Aid, CPR, AED
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Go Beyond your Expectations

Students have the opportunity to obtain both their bachelor’s and their master’s degrees simultaneously to save time and money through RMU’s dual degree program.

With a culture of business for over 100 years, RMU also offers the Morris Graduate School of Management for students to expand their knowledge with a master’s degree.

Master of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management/HR Management
  • Management/Finance
  • Accounting
  • Accounting/Finance

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

Master of Science

  • Human Performance

Study Abroad Opportunities available up to 4 times a year in locations such as: Italy, Taiwan, and England